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A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI CHINOISERIE TEACUP AND SAUCER
A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI CHINOISERIE TEACUP AND SAUCER

THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720-25, THE DECORATION CONTEMPORARY OR SLIGHTLY LATER, INCISED DREHER'S TO FOOTRIM OF CUP

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A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI CHINOISERIE TEACUP AND SAUCER
THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720-25, THE DECORATION CONTEMPORARY OR SLIGHTLY LATER, INCISED DREHER'S TO FOOTRIM OF CUP
Painted, possibly at Bayreuth, with two figures to the cup between shrubs, a bird and pagoda, the saucer with a figure standing among stylised flowers, within borders gilt with shallow C-scrolls suspending husk and flowerhead ornament, the cup applied with a scroll handle (minute scattered flakes to enamels)

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See the teabowl and saucer from the Byrnes collection, sold in these Rooms, 12 May 2010, lot 133 for an extensive discussion on the attribution of this class of decoration, traditionally attributed to the porcelain and fayence mahler Johann Philipp Dannhöffer.

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